Category: Coaching & Development

What Does Company Culture Look Like?

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The phrase “company culture” gets tossed around a lot in modern business discourse. It must be important because people keep talking about it, but what is it? Most definitions fall along the generic lines…

The Wrong Employee… or the Wrong Role?

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Every office, warehouse, and production facility has one: an employee who takes up an inequitable portion of the supervisor’s time and effort. This employee may bring important knowledge…

Executive Coaching is Not Just for Executives

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When you hear “Executive Coaching,” do you imagine two senior leaders in high-backed leather chairs hashing out performance problems from inside a top-floor, corner office…

4 “Bad Manager” Habits that are Easily Fixed

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Bad Managers are great! Not for employees or the companies that employ them, but, for those of us tasked with creating web content, they are gold. Google the topic and see for yourself….

Employee Development Tools on Any Budget

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It’s finally here. Tax Day, 2016. Inexorable, ineluctable. Time to feed the beast and render unto Caesar. Or, as Ray Liotta memorably said in Goodfellas… well, we can’t actually write it in a company blog…

“Bad Manager” Greatest Hits

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The internet loves lists, and there’s no shortage of “bad manager” lists out there in cyberspace. From Seven Signs You Are a Bad Manager to Seven Signs You Have a Bad Manager…

(On)Boarding the Bullet Train to Job Success

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If you’re a business traveler in Japan, a tourist, or simply a railway aficionado, you may be excited about the recent debut of that country’s new high-speed bullet train, the Hokkaido Shinkansen…